Macbook vs. iPad: 8 things a tablet can do for students that a laptop can’t – Which Hi-Fi? | Hot Mobile Press

So you’re a student and need tech for college or university. Maybe you even know your way around Apple’s annual Back to School rebates (opens in new tab) on all types of Apple devices. Those of you who are already in higher education probably know how ubiquitous iPads and Macbooks are on campus. And if you only go there this year, you will see it soon enough. So the question is: if you’re a student, should you get a laptop or computer; a MacBook or an iPad?

The answer here is actually more complicated than you might think, because while Macbooks are generally more powerful and more expensive than iPads, there are actually a number of reasons (actually at least seven) why you might want to opt for an iPad instead.

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